Unicode Character "○" (U+25CB)

The character (White Circle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25CB. It is encoded in the Geometric Shapes block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ○.

Main Unicode Properties

Name White Circle
Unicode Codepoint U+25CB
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Geometric Shapes
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+25CB Conversion

HTML (decimal) ○
HTML (hex) ○
HTML (named) ○
URL Escape Code %E2%97%8B
CSS \0025CB
JavaScript, JSON \u25CB
C, C++, Java \u25CB
Python \u25CB
Rust \u{25CB}
Ruby \u25CB

How to type "○"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 C B. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 C B. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x97 0x8B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25CB
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025CB

Characters based on "○" (U+25CB)